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Each week, our hosts deliver the message of what's right and what's fair in a fiery, straight-forward way that cannot be ignored. They pledge to expose corporate America and follow the money trails wherever they lead, including (and especially) the Oval Office.

Each week, our hosts deliver the message of what's right and what's fair in a fiery, straight-forward way that cannot be ignored. They pledge to expose corporate America and follow the money trails wherever they lead, including (and especially) the Oval Office.
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Each week, our hosts deliver the message of what's right and what's fair in a fiery, straight-forward way that cannot be ignored. They pledge to expose corporate America and follow the money trails wherever they lead, including (and especially) the Oval Office.

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Episodes

Episode 505: Federal Courts Need Progressives

9/13/2019
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on today’s show… [Brian Fallon](https://twitter.com/brianefallon), from [Demand Justice](https://twitter.com/WeDemandJustice), will join us to discuss how we can fight for progressive change in our judicial system. [Heather Digby Parton](https://twitter.com/digby56)will be here to help me run down all the biggest news stories from this week

Duration:00:43:21

Episode 504: Dialysis Companies Scam Uncovered

9/6/2019
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on today’s show… [Alex Sammon](https://twitter.com/alex_sammon), from The American Prospect, will be here to discuss how two kidney [dialysis companies are spending big money to protect their profits.](https://prospect.org/article/dialysis-duopoly-spends-big-protect-profits-california) Back from vacation, [Heather Digby Parton](https://twitter.com/digby56)will be here to help me run down all the headlines from this week

Duration:00:42:37

Episode 503: Why Twitter Relitigates 2016; Getting Non-Voters to the Polls; Is YouTube Hurting Progressive News

8/29/2019
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Welcome to Ring of Fire, I’m Farron Cousins sitting in for Sam Seder this week. We’ve got an amazing show coming up today. [Ben Dixon](http://progressivearmy.com/benjamin-dixon-show-live/)will be joining me to discuss the vitriol on Twitter and how we need to save our energy for the REAL battles ahead of us. [Luke Savage](https://jacobinmag.com/2019/08/nonvoter-revolution-income-inequality-apathy-voting?utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app)from Jacobin will tell us how to help motivate...

Duration:01:40:31

Episode 502: Trump Unhinged

8/23/2019
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Welcome to Ring of Fire Radio, I’m Farron Cousins sitting in for Sam Seder this week. Today on the show Donald Trump couldn’t stop himself from Tweeting out anti-Semitic attacks on American citizens, while also promoting himself as the second coming of God. We’ll bring you the details

Duration:00:38:17

Episode 501: FBI Program "Iron Fist" Uncovered

8/16/2019
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on today’s show… Investigative Reporter, [Ken Klippenstein](https://twitter.com/kenklippenstein), will join us to discuss [documents he uncovered that detail a Trump Administration plan, named “Iron Fist,” that targets black extremists.](https://tyt.com/stories/4vZLCHuQrYE4uKagy0oyMA/mnzAKMpdtiZ7AcYLd5cRR) Ring of Fire Online Contributor, [Farron Cousins](https://twitter.com/farronbalanced), is here to help me run down all the headlines you may have missed this week. You can go to the [ROF...

Duration:00:44:06

Episode 500: The Power of the Hospital Industry

8/9/2019
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Investigative Journalist, [David Dayen](https://twitter.com/ddayen), will be here to discuss why [Democrats are ignoring the power of the Hospital Industry](https://prospect.org/article/democrats-are-ignoring-power-hospital-industry). [Heather “Digby” Parton](https://twitter.com/digby56)from [Salon](http://www.salon.com/writer/heather_digby_parton/)join me to analyze all the news from this week.

Duration:00:43:18

Episode 499: What is Chuck Schumer Doing?

8/2/2019
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on today’s show… Esquire Magazine’s, [Charlie Pierce,](https://twitter.com/CharlesPPierce)will explain why Senate Minority Leader, [Chuck Schumer, doesn’t understand the concept of leverage, nor is he in any sense a wartime consigliere](https://www.esquire.com/news-politics/politics/a28484420/chuck-schumer-mitch-mcconnell-budget-deal/), when it comes to the latest bipartisan budget deal. And, [Heather “Digby” Parton](https://twitter.com/digby56)from...

Duration:00:43:33

Episode 498: Mueller Testimony, Sizzle or Fizzle?

7/26/2019
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on today’s show… Farron Cousins, from our Ring of Fire YouTube Channel, stops by to help me analyze Robert Mueller’s testimony in front of two congressional committees and whether or not we are any closer to impeaching President Trump. And later in the show, we’ll air my interviews from Netroots Nation 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where I spoke to elected officials, advocacy group members, and thought leaders in the progressive movement.

Duration:00:43:27

Episode 497: Trump's Racist Twitter Tirade

7/19/2019
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on today’s show… The Nation Magazine’s, [John Nichols](https://twitter.com/NicholsUprising), will be here to dig deeper into [Trump’s latest racist twitter tirade](https://www.thenation.com/article/trump-racism-tweets-aoc/). [Heather “Digby” Parton](https://twitter.com/digby56)from [Salon](http://www.salon.com/writer/heather_digby_parton/)join me to analyze all the news from this week.

Duration:00:39:38

Episode 496: SCOTUS Rulings You Need to Know About

7/12/2019
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on today’s show… SCOTUS Expert, Scott Lemieux, will be here to give us a rundown on all decisions made in this latest judicial session. And, Heather “Digby” Parton from Salon join me to analyze all the news from this week.

Duration:00:43:14

Episode 495: Happy July 4th Weekend "Best of" Edition

7/5/2019
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We hope everyone has a happy and safe 4th of July Weekend. We will be back next week, with an all new show! The International President of the Association of Flight Attendants, Sara Nelson, will join us to discuss why her union was so instrumental in the government shutdown and we’ll talk some of the big battles she’s fighting, right now, that effect all of us when we fly. Jeff Hauser, from the Revolving Door Project, will be here to discuss how the Dems are doing since taking over The...

Duration:02:08:36

Episode 494: Is Cancelling College Debt Progressive?

6/28/2019
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on today’s show… Eric Levitz, will stop by to lay out why Bernie Sander’s plan to cancel student debt isn’t perfect, and why he’s ok with that. And, Heather “Digby” Parton from Salon join me to analyze all the big news stories from this week.

Duration:00:38:39

Episode 493: Trump 2020 Campaign Begins; "We've Got People" Author Ryan Grim

6/21/2019
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on today’s show… Ryan Grim, will be here to tell us about his new book, “We’ve Got People.” And, Heather “Digby” Parton from Salon join me to analyze all the big news stories from this week.

Duration:00:43:46

Episode 492: The Push For Financial Literacy and the Unintended Consequences

6/14/2019
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on today’s show… Rachel Cohen, from The American Prospect, joins us to discuss why deregulations in the financial industry has led to the rise of financial literacy in our school system. Heather “Digby” Parton from Salon join me to analyze all the big news stories from this week.

Duration:00:43:46

Episode 491: Boeing 737 Max 8: A Story of Profits over Safety?

6/7/2019
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on today’s show… Professor of Economics, William Lazonick, will be here to explain how Boeing Executives made decisions that would put profits over safety. Heather “Digby” Parton from Salon join me to analyze all the big news stories from this week.

Duration:00:39:14

Episode 490: Impeachment Anyone? Why Socialism is More Popular than Trump

5/31/2019
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John Nichols, from The Nation, will be here to tell us why socialism is now more popular than Donald Trump. Heather “Digby” Parton from Salon join me to analyze all the big news stories from this week.

Duration:00:39:57

Episode 489: Mike Papantonio Back to Discuss New Book "Law and Addiction."

5/24/2019
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on today’s show… America’s Lawyer, Mike Papantonio, will join us to discuss his new legal thriller, Law and Addiction, and we’ll discuss some of the Attorneys General that are stepping up to solve the opioid crisis. Heather “Digby” Parton from Salon join me to analyze all the big news stories from this week.

Duration:00:39:27

Episode 488: What's Behind the Decline in Historical Thinking; Secrecy and Greed at The NRA

5/17/2019
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Welcome to a very special edition of the Ring of Fire Podcast this week, I am your host Sam Seder. That’s right folks, we are breaking away from our normal radio format this week to bring you an uninterrupted show that we hope you’ll enjoy. Joining us this week, Historian, Author, and Media Critic, Eric Alterman, will join me to discuss why history majors have declined in our university system, more than any other degree and why that is contributing to the decline historical thinking. And...

Duration:00:53:14

Episode 487: Trump Taxes and The Myth of the Mighty Businessman; Iran Escalation: Bolton Wants His War

5/10/2019
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Middle East Expert, Trita Parsi, joins us to discuss why Trump’s Iran Policy is becoming dangerous. Heather “Digby” Parton from Salon join me to analyze all the big news stories from this week.

Duration:00:38:17

Episode 486: Impeachment in Congress's Court; Deeper Look into the Barr Testimony

5/3/2019
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Josh Holland, from The Nation, will lay out his case on why Congress should start impeachment proceedings against the president. Heather “Digby” Parton from Salon join me to analyze all the big news stories from this week.

Duration:00:40:29